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An open letter to my 18-year-old self

I just thought I’d write a fun, little article that directs to my past-self. It’s a refreshing exercise to write to a part of yourself from a place where all the questions have been answered. Dear 18-year-old Alden, So that’s you back in 2003 still studying in junior college. You[…]

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Don’t look around

For the past week, I’ve been pushing myself to write simply for the love of it and not for any kind of result. The paradox is true. The more you aim for something, and the more specific it is, it usually never comes. This is especially true in art. That[…]

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